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Texas holidays - Classic, rowdy and beautiful
The largest state in the US and perhaps the one with the most defined sense of individuality, the Lone Star State is famous for its oil, its ranches, its rodeos, its hats, its steak and its people.
Discover America's wild west side
Texas tours, either escorted or self-drive, allow visitors to take in some of the very best elements of this amazing state. Holidays in Texas work best when you are mobile, able to move easily between the national parks and other top attractions, but if you prefer staying in one place Texas hotels offer amazing luxury at great prices.
Texas is split into seven distinct regions from Piney Woods in the east to Big Bend Country in the west. To the south, the Gulf Coast, the north Panhandle Plains and the central regions of Hill Country and Prairies and Lakes.
When to go to Texas
Texas’ climate varies from arid in the west to humid in the east. It is generally hot with long springs and autumns and short winters. The Northern Plains, Trans-Pecos, Texas Hill Country, Piney Woods, and South Texas have varying climates. While snowfall is more common across northern Texas, the south prone to severe storms and averages around 139 per year.
Ranching holidays in Texas, such as those offered at the four-star Wildcatter Ranch Hotel in Dallas, are a stunning and relaxing way to immerse yourself in the natural landscape and the breathtaking vistas the old fashioned way with trail rides, clay shooting, off-road driving and more. To do you holiday in Texas any justice, you really need to include a tour or at least hire a car to get yourself out and about.
- Johnson Space Center
- Texas State Capitol
- Amarillo Botanical Gardens
- San Antonio’s Riverwalk
- Fort Worth
- Corpus Christi and the Gulf Coast
A beginner's guide to Texas
San Antonio, Austin, Dallas and Houston can all offer everything from rodeos to railways and theme parks to space stations, constantly keeping you in touch with the Texan’s love of the surreal...Read more